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Why was my Comcare work injury compensation claim rejected?

More work injury claims are getting rejected at the first hurdle, but now is not the time to throw in the towel, write TGB’s Tim White and Daniel Clarke. How can my work injury claim be rejected when it is caused by my employment? Increasingly, we are seeing injury claims rejected on the basis of numerous exceptions, in...

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Injured transport workers Pt 1: I was injured interstate. Am I eligible for compensation?

Trucks keep Australia moving, but what happens when transport workers are injured on the job? TGB lawyer Daniel Clarke explains the various factors that need to be considered. Transport workers keep the economy ticking over across Australia’s vast land. These workers cross state lines frequently, in metropolitan and country...

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I was injured while having a seizure at work. Can I make a compensation claim?

Not all workplace injuries happen because of accidents or negligence. TGB lawyer Alexandra Harris explains your compensation rights if you are injured at work while having a seizure. Making a workers compensation claim is not always clear-cut. What if you have an epileptic fit at work and break your ankle? Do you have a claim...

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I’ve been injured at work in WA – should I accept the first offer of compensation?

Should I accept an offer of lump sum compensation for my workplace injury? TGB lawyer Ben Smith explains your options When you’ve been injured at work, have made a claim, and are offered lump sum compensation it’s natural to want to take the first offer and move on with your life. However, by accepting the insurance company’s...

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